Print production

Setting Up a Wide Format Operation

Posted by Roger P. Gimbel, EDP on May 18, 2022 3:16:30 PM


Expanding into wide-format offerings is exciting on many fronts. It’s also challenging and complex as, among other things, it requires creating a smart manufacturing layout to produce the printed items profitably.

A good floor plan is like a puzzle—all the pieces must fit together to achieve the most efficiency. This includes moving materials, accessing equipment, creating networks, and other elements. Properly done, an efficient floor plan will reduce waste, increase productivity, and boost competitiveness.

Overall, the goal is to achieve an optimal flow. Create the most direct and productive means of physically moving a job from intake to production, to finishing and then shipping. The challenge is accommodating multiple printers, cutters, laminators, mounting devices, and other equipment into the flow.

Read More

Topics: news, print production, floor layout, space allocation, efficiency

Data Security Challenges in Your Print Environment

Posted by Allison McCord, Sr. Learning Consultant on Aug 27, 2019 2:14:44 PM

Every aspect of our lives is driven by data. The need to protect and secure this data is becoming increasingly critical.

Privacy is becoming a core market differentiator for companies. Businesses need to prove to their customers that they handle data securely and ensure the protection of privacy. 

What constitutes a violation of privacy? It’s not always obvious, and interpretation can vary based on the application, industry, etc. 

Read More

Topics: variable data printing, news, personalization, security, data security, print production

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts

Posts by Tag

See all